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File #: RES. 2021-R055    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 7/27/2021 In control: Land Use, Housing and Transportation Standing Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action:
Title: To request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to establish the Jefferson Avenue Phase II Improvements project to fund the construction of sidewalk improvements, new curb extensions, and new curb ramps on Jefferson Avenue from its intersection with East Leigh Street to its intersection with North 23rd Street.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2021-R055
Title
To request the Commonwealth Transportation Board to establish the Jefferson Avenue Phase II Improvements project to fund the construction of sidewalk improvements, new curb extensions, and new curb ramps on Jefferson Avenue from its intersection with East Leigh Street to its intersection with North 23rd Street.
Body
WHEREAS, in accordance with the Commonwealth Transportation Board's construction allocation procedures, it is necessary that the City Council by resolution request that the Board establish the Jefferson Avenue Phase II Improvements project to fund the construction of sidewalk improvements, new curb extensions, and new curb ramps on Jefferson Avenue from its intersection with East Leigh Street to its intersection with North 23rd Street;
NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:
That the City of Richmond, Virginia, requests the Commonwealth Transportation Board establish the Jefferson Avenue Phase II Improvements project to fund the construction of sidewalk improvements, new curb extensions, and new curb ramps on Jefferson Avenue from its intersection with East Leigh Street to its intersection with North 23rd Street using $512,200.00 in federal Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside funding.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
That, to the extent permitted by law, the City hereby:
1. Commits to provide a minimum 20 percent matching contribution for this project and any additional funds necessary to complete the project.
2. Agrees to enter into a Standard Project Administration with the Virginia Department of Transportation and provide the necessary oversight to ensure that this project is developed in accordance with all federal and state requirements for the design, right-of-way acquisition, and construction of a federally funded transportation project.
3. Agrees that it will be responsible for the maintenance and operating costs of any improvement or facility constructed with Transportation Alternatives Set-As...

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